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Delhi blasts: Second charge sheet filed

December 18, 2008 20:00 IST

Indian Mujahideen [Images] terrorist Atif Ameen and an absconder were on Thursday charged by the police with planting bombs at posh Greater Kailash market in New Delhi [Images] on September 13 following a conspiracy hatched by Pakistan-based mastermind and IM founder Amir Raza Khan.

In a charge sheet filed before chief metropolitan magistrate Kaveri Baweja, the police alleged that Ameen, who was killed in an encounter in south Delhi's Batla House area, had planted bombs made with improvised explosive devices in the GK Market.

"Accused Mohd Ameen died after shootout at L-18 Batla House on September 19. He had planned and executed the blasts with the help of other militants including Ariz alias Junaid (presently absconding) at Greater Kailash," it said.

The police, which did not file charge sheet against absconding Amir Raza Khan, said, "He is assisted by SIMI [Images] and Lashkar-e-Tayiba and is operating from Pakistan. He had formed the outfit IM."

Elaborating the modus operandi of the terrorist outfit, the police said that the organisation was divided into four parts with each group assigned with specific objective - like Shahbuddin brigade for strikes in south India and Mohammed Gaznavi brigade for north India.

The charge sheet sought prosecution of the five accused under various offences including waging war against the state and attempt to murder under various provisions of Indian Penal Code, the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and the Explosives Substance Act.

The accused Mohd Saif, Zeeshan, Zia-ur-Rehman, Saquib Nissar and Mohd Shakeel were not charged by the police with murder as there was no casualty in Greater Kailash.

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